SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO AND THE TUSCAN WINE SCHOOL
ENJOY THE TRANQUILLITY OF WINTER AND SPRING SEASON IN TUSCANY!
PACKAGE WITH HOTEL IN SIENA AND EXCURSION IN THE COUNTRYSIDE
2 nights B&B based accommodation in charming Hotel, official guide in Siena and 1 excursions with English speaking
driver and wine guide.
12.00PM Check in
03.00PM SIENA, THE HIGHLIGHTS WITH OFFICIAL GUIDE
Our official guide (with licence from the local municipal authority) will take you through the narrow streets of the historical centre and make you discover the treasures of the city.
Walking across the city ( you can choose between the main street with the medieval Palazzos of the mighty merchants or the hidden corners inhabited by the craftsmen), you will learn about the Church of san Domenico with the relics of Saint Catherine of Siena, the spectacular Duomo, with its precious marble floor, the Piccolomini Library and the famous Ambon by Nicola Pisano (1268), and Piazza del Campo, the square world famous for the horse race and for its Torre del Mangia, the second tallest tower in Italy completed in 1348.
Duration: 2 hours
Extra costs: Duomo tickets
10.00AM Full day excursion "SAN GIMIGNANO AND THE TUSCAN WINE SCHOOL"
The Wine School will take place during the morning in order to permit you to learn almost everything about the wine making process and Italian wine production rules and feeling the rest of the day as an expert Italian wine connoisseur.
During our full day tour you'll taste some of the most renowned Tuscan wines as Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Chianti Classico, Riserva and Supertuscans.
The owner will show us how to professionally taste the flavored Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Balsamic Vinegar, Truffle Oil and Pecorino cheese will be served during the wine school.
To complete the tasting the owner will serve you the famous Tuscan dessert wine Vinsanto and cantucci biscuits.
On the road to San Gimignano our guide will introduce you into the history of this romantic and well preserved
We will reserve for you a great meal in a local "not touristy" restaurant.
We have selected for our guests some of the best restaurants of the region, where you will appreciate the tasty and gourmet Tuscany dishes.
After lunch, you'll spend a couple of hours into San Gimignano village for sightseeing and shopping through the city centre.
In San Gimignano is possible to climb up the "Torre Grossa" to enjoy a spectacular view over the valley or, if you prefer, you can taste some more wine at the "Vernaccia Wine Museum"and obviously don't miss the "Best Ice-cream" in the world.
A local map and guide plus some of our personal recommendation will be provide.
05.00PM Drop off
11.00AM Check out
Our package includes:
- Accommodation in Il Chiostro del Carmine for 2 nights
- 2 hours Siena tour with private English speaking guide
- 1 Full day tour
- Pick up and drop off at the Hotel
- English speaking driver
- The Tuscan Wine School
- Full tasting
- 1 Gourmet Lunch in San Gimignano
Package for couples or small groups of friends
Euro 280,00 per person
Price valid until March 2013